I'd do it today.
On Sun, 29 Apr 2001, ronking wrote:
> I found an MGB for sale and wanted to get opinions from the list as to
> whether the group thought it was a "good buy" or not.
> First off, I've been a lurker on this list for over a year now, and have
> been trying to keep up with all the tips, tricks, and suggestions people
> have posted. I used to own a 1965 MGB quite a long time ago (read +20
> years), and was recently "born again".
> Anyway, get to the fact sheet:
> * 1970 MGB, not running but mostly complete including engine, trans,
> and rear axle; basically a rolling chassis. No, it doesn't have
> * Wire wheels in good shape including spare; don't have a clue as to
> * Body exceptionally straight, however front sheet metal (i.e. area
> around the radiator support) and front pan pretty bent up. Car was
> definitely in some kind of front end accident but doesn't appear
> too totaled
> * Some minor outer body rust, however floorpans definitely gone, and
> looks like some serious rust in the bulkhead area around the master
> * No title
> * Car sat out for over 15 years, but supposedly was tarped.
> * Car has spent all its life in California
> That's pretty much the basics. I've got digital pictures and can
> forward to anyone who wants more information. They pretty much tell the
> Now, the most important part, I can probably get the car for less than
> $500. I know, you folks are probably thinking "What a dope. Get back
> there, write the guy a check, and never look back". I guess I'd just
> feel better if I got a group consensus.
> TIA to all who take the time to respond.
> Ron King
> Hopefully, soon to be an MGB Owner (Again)
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